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June 27th, 2012

Anita Quansah London and Adebayo Jones to Show at Africa Fashion Week London

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Written by: Jacqueline Shaw
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The organisers of Africa Fashion Week London are pleased to announce the first set of designers confirmed for this year’s closing show on Saturday 4th August of the two-day fashion extravanganza set to bring the best of African fashion to London Spitalfields on 3rd-4th August 2012.

The two-day event celebrates the work of African and African inspired designers in the UK. The annual event debuted in 2011 and welcomed 4,700 visitors. Created by Ronke Ademiluyi CEO AFWL aims to be the single, biggest African event in the UK.

Amongst the designers who will be showcasing at the closing show is the international designer of Ghanaian and Nigerian descent, Anita Quansah whose exquisite jewellery has recently been showcased at iROCK Tribes of Africa and graced the limbs of Alicia Keys on the cover of Vibe Magazine. Another stellar name in the closing line up is the Nigerian King of Couture whose breathtaking designs are set to dazzle the audience.

Anita-Quansah London

“We are absolutely delighted to attract the support of such established names in the industry as well as emerging designers; Africa Fashion Week not only provides a platform form African and African-inspired designers but also one that brings together established and emerging talents,” said Ronke Ademiluyi, founder and CEO of Africa Fashion Week London, of the partnership.

In just over a month, London Spitalfields Market Halls will play host to AFWL where on 3rd and 4th August 2012, African and African inspired designers from all corners of the world will showcase their work to a 10,000 strong audience in London’s hip Shoreditch district. With back-to-back catwalk shows and exhibitions showcasing clothes, accessories, homeware and jewellery, AFWL promises to be a fashion extravaganza like no other.

Adebayo Jones_photo by SubySinem

Tickets are now available to purchase from www.africafashionweeklondon.com

Ticket packages include:

• Basic (free) – access to the show and exhibition

• Shoppers delight package (£7.00) – access to the show and exhibition + 10% discount on all purchases made on the day + AFWL magazine

• VIP (£50.00) – access to the show and exhibition + access to the VIP lounge + welcome drink + 10% discount on all purchases made on the day + AFWL magazine

For more information about Africa Fashion Week London please visit www.africafashionweeklondonweek.com







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